rowing

hello, we are the essex blades rowing club


Rowing is a sport consisting of crews of up to 8 rowers and a cox in a shell (boat). There different styles of rowing; a Sweep where each person has one blade (oar) each and Sculling where each person has two blades. Race take places over a set distance, commonly raced over 2km and 5km on both river and man-made courses. The winning crew will hold the fastest time.
 

How many teams do we have?

We currently have a Men's team and Women's team that both compete in regional British Rowing events and BUCS Head/Regatta.

 

Recent honours?

Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2016/17
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Bronze Standard Club - 2018/19

 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

Wellington Boots and/or sliders will make it easier for the crews to put the shells in the water.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.

* Please note that due to COVID-19 we are identifying what activities are able to be played in line with UK Government and National Governing Bodies for sport guidelines.  Due to this, we have suspended playing memberships until we have a clearer picture of training and competition opportunities for 2020/21.


Training times


* Please note that due to COVID-19 we are identifying what activities are able to be played in line with UK Government and National Governing Bodies for sport guidelines.  Due to this, we have suspended playing memberships until we have a clearer picture of training and competition opportunities for 2020/21. This page will be updated once this has been confirmed.

 

We are currently running a Learn To Row program for novice rowers during the first term. This involves one water and one gym session per week. Alongside this, senior sessions are being held as per usual. If you wish to join the club, please contact us via our email rowing.uerc@gmail.com or direct message us on Instagram @UERCLUB.

 

 

 

Club committee


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MARK VALENTINI


president
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joe sidgwick


Vice-president
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STEVEN ZIMMERMAN


treasurer & boat man
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secretary
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rhea panjwani


welfare officer
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charity & fundraising officer
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rhea panjwani


social secretary
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women's captain
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men's captain

UPCOMING EVENTS


Key documents


Club constitution

CLUB CODE OF CONDUCT

COVID OPERATIONAL PLAN

RISK ASSESSMENT